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  You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.  
 -  Isaac Asimov
  

  Because your own strength is unequal to the task, do not assume that it is beyond the powers of man; but if anything is within the powers and province of man, believe that it is within your own compass also.  
 -  Isaac Asimov
  

  Don't pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.  
 -  Bruce Lee
  

  In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result.  
 -  Muhammad Ali
  

  One strength of the communist system of the East is that it has some of the character of a religion and inspires the emotions of a religion.  
 -  Albert Einstein
  

  The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.  
 -  Confucius
  

  Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength.  
 -  Theodor Adorno
  

  Women are like teabags. We don't know our true strength until we are in hot water!  
 -  Eleanor Roosevelt
  

  I spend around two and half hours on the track every day running and another 2 hours in the weight room lifting weights with my strength coach.  
 -  Allyson Felix
  

  Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg.  
 -  Dwight D. Eisenhower
  

  Our real problem, then, is not our strength today; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure our strength tomorrow.  
 -  Dwight D. Eisenhower
  

  The spirit of man is more important than mere physical strength, and the spiritual fiber of a nation than its wealth.  
 -  Dwight D. Eisenhower
  

  We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot.  
 -  Eleanor Roosevelt
  

  When strength is yoked with justice, where is a mightier pair than they?  
 -  Sade Adu
  

  When we meet real tragedy in life, we can react in two ways-- either by losing hope and falling into self-destructive habits, or by using the challenge to find our inner strength.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person.  
 -  Albert Einstein
  

  You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'  
 -  Eleanor Roosevelt
  

  With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.  
 -  Eleanor Roosevelt
  

  The first time you hold your baby in your arms, I mean, a sense of strength and love washes over you. It washed over me and I never thought that possible.  
 -  Colin Farrell
  

  It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.  
 -  Maya Angelou
  

  Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can.  
 -  William Feather
  

  The tax on capital gains directly affects investment decisions, the mobility and flow of risk capital... the ease or difficulty experienced by new ventures in obtaining capital, and thereby the strength and potential for growth in the economy.  
 -  John F. Kennedy
  

  I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose.  
 -  John F. Kennedy
  

  The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.  
 -  Woody Allen
  

  All the adversity I've had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me... You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.  
 -  Walt Disney
  

  But if our nation goes over a financial Niagara, we won't have much strength and, eventually, we won't have peace. We are currently borrowing the entire defense budget from foreign investors. Within a few years, we will be spending more on interest payments than on national security. That is not, as our military friends say, a 'robust strategy.'  
 -  Mitch Daniels
  

  I believe that the biggest problem that humanity faces is an ego sensitivity to finding out whether one is right or wrong and identifying what one's strengths and weaknesses are.  
 -  Salvador Dali
  

  Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.  
 -  Helen Keller
  

  Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.  
 -  Helen Keller
  

  Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.  
 -  Helen Keller
  

  Youngsters of the age of two and three are endowed with extraordinary strength. They can lift a dog twice their own weight and dump him into the bathtub.  
 -  Erma Bombeck
  

  Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing.  
 -  Theodore Roosevelt
  

  Do not think that love in order to be genuine has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.  
 -  Mother Teresa
  

  My greatest strength as a consultant is to be ignorant and ask a few questions.  
 -  Peter F. Drucker
  

  The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.  
 -  Paulo Coelho
  

  We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind. In the faith that looks through death, in years that bring the philosophic mind.  
 -  John Bacon
  

  The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, is in its loyalty to each other.  
 -  Mario Puzo
  

  A strength to harm is perilous in the hand of an ambitious head.  
 -  Elizabeth I
  

  What are my sources of strength? My husband and my three kids, my health-care team, and my religion.  
 -  Geraldine Ferraro
  

  What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined - to strengthen each other - to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.  
 -  George Eliot
  

  Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.  
 -  Sigmund Freud
  

  And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern her, half her strength must be concealment.  
 -  George Eliot
  

  To be loved is a strength. To love is a weakness.  
 -  Zsa Zsa Gabor
  

  We acquire the strength we have overcome.  
 -  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  

  Evil is the moment when I lack the strength to be true to the Good that compels me.  
 -  Alain Badiou
  

  Strength isn't always shown in what you can hold on to, sometimes it's shown in what you can let go of.  
 -  Drake
  

  Tis skill, not strength, that governs a ship.  
 -  Thomas Fuller
  

  Checking the results of a decision against its expectations shows executives what their strengths are, where they need to improve, and where they lack knowledge or information.  
 -  Peter F. Drucker
  

  He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.  
 -  Henry Ward Beecher
  

  Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.  
 -  Henry Ward Beecher
  

  A nation' s strength ultimately consists in what it can do on its own, and not in what it can borrow from others.  
 -  Indira Gandhi
  

  Many a man's strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of use.  
 -  Francis Bacon
  

  We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.  
 -  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  

  Anyone can give up, it's the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that's true strength.  
 -  Dr. Robert Anthony
  

  The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.  
 -  Robert Kiyosaki
  

  In Japanese art, space assumed a dominant role and its position was strengthened by Zen concepts.  
 -  Stephen Gardiner
  

  Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
  

  If by strength is meant moral power, then woman is immeasurably man's superior.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
  

  It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
  

  When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
  

  Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.  
 -  M. C. Escher
  

  You really have to look inside yourself and find your own inner strength, and say, 'I'm proud of what I am and who I am, and I'm just going to be myself.'  
 -  Joyce Carey
  

  You can tell the strength of a nation by the women behind its men.  
 -  Benjamin Disraeli
  

  I believe in prayer. It's the best way we have to draw strength from heaven.  
 -  Josephine Baker
  

  Women may fall when there's no strength in men.  
 -  William Shakespeare
  

  Nothing stops the man who desires to achieve. Every obstacle is simply a course to develop his achievement muscle. It's a strengthening of his powers of accomplishment.  
 -  Thomas Carlyle
  

  My husband has quite simply been my strength and stay all these years, and I owe him a debt greater than he would ever claim.  
 -  Queen Elizabeth II
  

  I have behind me not only the splendid traditions and the annals of more than a thousand years but the living strength and majesty of the Commonwealth and Empire; of societies old and new; of lands and races different in history and origins but all, by God's Will, united in spirit and in aim.  
 -  Queen Elizabeth II
  

  Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.  
 -  Lao Tzu
  

  Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance - the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it; better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen.  
 -  Thomas Carlyle
  

  Through persistence, self-knowledge, prayer, commitment, optimism, a resolute trust in God and the building of your own personal moral strength, you can enjoy the blessings of a deeper faith and face the difficulties of life with courage and confidence.  
 -  Norman Vincent Peale
  

  Women's strength, women's industry, women's wisdom are humankind's greatest untapped resource. The challenge then for U.N. Women is to show our diverse constituencies how this resource can be effectively tapped in ways that benefit us all.  
 -  Michelle Bachelet
  

  Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.  
 -  Thomas Fuller
  

  Do you really think it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that there are terrible temptations which it requires strength, strength and courage to yield to.  
 -  Oscar Wilde
  

  Those albums are so important to me because, for the first time, I was making my own music, paying for it, finding strengths in it, and going through the process of finding the right music for the record.  
 -  Randy Bachman
  

  How many of us have enough trust, strength, and faith to believe that we could do the impossible?  
 -  Rachel Scott
  

  He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.  
 -  Edmund Burke
  

  He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.  
 -  Edmund Burke
  

  Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.  
 -  Winston Churchill
  

  The days of our lives, for all of us, are numbered. We know that. And yes, there are certainly times when we aren't able to muster as much strength and patience as we would like. It's called being human.  
 -  Elizabeth Edwards
  

  I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.  
 -  Thomas Jefferson
  

  To penetrate and dissipate these clouds of darkness, the general mind must be strengthened by education.  
 -  Thomas Jefferson
  

  Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.  
 -  Michael Jordan
  

  Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.  
 -  Winston Churchill
  

  I can do everything through him who gives me strength. -Philippians 4:13  
 -  Bible
  

  He possessed beauty without vanity, strength without insolence; courage without ferocity; and all the virtues of man without his vices.  
 -  Lord Byron
  

  Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.  
 -  Arnold Schwarzenegger
  

  Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.  
 -  Marilyn Monroe
  

  A woman can't be alone. She needs a man. A man and a woman support and strengthen each other. She just can't do it by herself.  
 -  Marilyn Monroe